Jennifer O'Neill

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Jennifer O'Neill
O'Neill in 1973
Born (1948-02-20) February 20, 1948 (age 76)
Occupation(s)Actress, model, writer, speaker, horse trainer
Years active1968–present
Dean Rossiter
(m. 1965; div. 1971)

Joseph Koster
(m. 1972; div. 1974)

Nick De Noia
(m. 1975; div. 1976)

Jeff Barry
(m. 1978; div. 1979)

John Lederer
(m. 1979; div. 1983)

Richard Alan Brown
(m. 1986; div. 1989)

(m. 1993; div. 1996)

Neil L. Bonin
(m. 1992; annul. 1993)

Mervin Sidney Louque Jr. (m. 1996)

Jennifer O'Neill (born February 20, 1948) is a Brazilian-born American actress, model, author, and activist. She is known for her modeling and spokesperson career with CoverGirl. She acted in the Oscar-winning 1971 movie Summer of '42. She also starred in the cult horror movie Scanners (1981) and the television series Cover Up (1984–85). She has also been active in the anti-abortion-rights movement.[1][2]

Personal life[change | change source]

O'Neill was born to a wealthy family in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She was raised in New Rochelle, New York and Wilton, Connecticut. O'Neill went to school at the Dalton School in Manhattan. She got married at age 17.[3]

When she was young, she was an equestrienne and was on the covers of Vogue, Cosmopolitan, and Seventeen, earning $80,000 in 1962.[4]

O'Neill has been married nine times to eight husbands (she married, divorced, and remarried her sixth husband Richard Alan Brown).[3] She has three children from three fathers.

Written works[change | change source]

  • Surviving Myself, (1999)
  • From Fallen to Forgiven, (2002)
  • You're Not Alone: Healing Through God's Grace After Abortion. (2005)
  • Remarkable Women, (2005)
  • A Fall Together, (2006)
  • A Winter of Wonders, (2007)
  • A Late Spring Frost, (2007)
  • Faith Lessons, (2008)

References[change | change source]

  1. "People vs. Politicians". National Catholic Register. May 8, 2007. p. 8. Archived from the original on December 28, 2017. Retrieved June 30, 2022.
  2. O'Neill, Jennifer (2002). From Fallen to Forgiven. Thomas Nelson. ISBN 978-0-8499-1715-8.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Levitt, Shelley (January 18, 1993). "Seventh Heaven". People. Retrieved February 14, 2012.
  4. O'Neill, Jennifer (1999). Surviving Myself. W. Morrow. ISBN 978-0-688-15992-4.

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